Kyjen's Interactive Toys Appeal To A Dog's Hunting Instincts

The Kyjen Company has made a niche for itself producing a line of plush interactive toys for dogs.  Do the toys test intelligence, as Kyjen implies in its marketing?  Well... they do keep dogs stimulated and encourage hunting and hiding behaviors, natural instincts of dogs.

The "Hide A" toys, as I call them, all contain small plush stuffed squeakers -- like squirrels, birds, or balls -- and they're much to a dog's delight.   They all fit in a soft plush container and your dog's challenge is to find them and take them all out of their 'homes.'  In the meantime, dogs tend to play with each one, squeaking each toy as loudly as possible (or so you think)... and then, hides the toys somewhere only they can find them. (Ever come home after a vacation with your dog and the first thing she does is go to the place she left her last treasure?)

Here's the Hide A Squirrel™, a very popular 'Hide A' Kyjen toy. And it comes in 3 sizes Junior to Jumbo!



The Hide A Bird™'s real cute!



And the Hide A Bee™ is Lady Bee's toy of choice, naturally.  You know, even the bees squeak!



Then there's the I Qube™ and the IntelliBone




Keep the 'Hide A's'  in mind for gifts as well as goodies for your own dogs.  They are well priced and offer a lot of fun for your pups.

And, in case you're wondering, your dogs are not expected to return the squeakers to their containers...   That's your job!


That's the buzz for today!


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Aug 24, 2009
by Anonymous

thanks for the feedback!

We make these puzzle hide-a-toys and we appreciate the product review and also like the feedback on a possible future rubber line. We'll consider it. (www/

Aug 30, 2009
by Anonymous

Plush inter-active

Hi Beth

I have a rotty that was a chronic un-stuffer of plush toys. they wouldn't last him very long at all. I tried Kyjen's IQube first, graduating to the Cagey Cube later (and all the other fabulous ones they now have). These toys have cured him of his destruction of plush toys. He particluarly loves the Cagey Cube because it is that little bit harder, they seemingly satisfy his need to un-stuff and destroy.
I won't lie, if he finds a weakness, he will work at it until he has made a "break through" but these toys are so well made, I just regualrly inspect them, and make quick repairs if I find a weakness.
These toys are all value for money, my other rotty takes many of them to bed with him. they only ones that I have gad experience with them bing destroyed is the ones with the little critters: bee, bird, squirrel. Supervision is the key and that way you can teach them whot the toys are all about - they work, I know!

Gillian (Australian fan of Kyjen products)